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Dec 4, 2011 8:00am PST
more about this story after the break. and also, jerry sandusky, the former penn state coach accused of sexual abuse, gives an unusual news 4 interview to "th york times." >>> we'll yet get back to the skois scand syracuse scandal in a moment. but jerry sandusky, the former football coach charged with abusing young boys, had an interview where he said the fact this he liked to shower with boys, wrestle with boys, and sleep in the same bed with boys was, "being twisted." >> if i say, no, i'm not attracted to boys, that's not the truth because i'm attracted to young people, boys, girls -- >> yeah, but not sexually. you're attracted because -- >> yeah, i enjoy -- that's what i was trying to say. >> joining us in washington, mike wise, host at wjfk rye. in las vegas, jason whitlock, columnist for that times time interview, did the paper -- was the paper appropriately skeptical about what was an obvious plea for sympathy by jerry sandusky? >> jerry sandusky is a very troubled person. and so it's hard for me to criticize "the new york times" at all for, you know, giving the
Dec 25, 2011 8:00am PST
about it -- anthony weiner, dsk, herman cain, jerry sandusky, the campaign, donald trump, michele bachmann, rick perry, newt gingrich. the world stage, turmoil in tunisia, in egypt, in libya, in syria. we'll examine whether the media's coverage of these fast-moving events has been serious, sensational, or superficial, a year-end report card of sorts. plus, a conversation with ben smith, who's leaving "politico" for buzzfeed. what is that? >>> and a look back at our most provocative interviews of 2011. i'm howard kurtz, and this is the christmas day edition of "reliable sources." >>> it's been a better year for scandal. some sleazy, some superficial, all devoured by the media. perhaps the most chilling came from the world of sports. first at penn state, then at syracuse university with popular coaches accused of horrendous acts. >> in retrospect, i -- you know, i shouldn't have showered with these kids. >> what's it? >> yeah, well, that's what hits me the most. >> are you a pedophile? >> no. >> another major scandal involved a global media corporation, the one run by rupert murdoch
Dec 25, 2011 11:00am EST
started to allude to to the case of bernie fine at syracuse and jerry sandusky at penn state. now you have children involved. in a presidential campaign, allegations come up, smeome peoe have fun with. these were not fun. >> it was sickening. >> it's a sad state of affairs when there needs to be parental guidance for people to watch a newscast. >> tiger woods, wall to wall with that. >> indeed. and the dart here goes to espn that had an audiotape of the syracuse coach for over a year -- >> no, eight years -- >> eight years. i'm sorry. >> the top executive said we didn't have enough, we didn't have a corroborating source. these are tough calls. >> if that audiotape had been of herman cain it would have been on senior citizen that day. >> the event -- on cnn that day. >> the event was even though the allegations were credible and the story was serious, we sought initially a backlash again the media. many people in the penn state community in particular felt the media was overplaying the story and going overboard, we even saw the demonstrations from people. >> that was until jerry sandusky we
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